Report by: G. Augustine Dahn
Little Richmond Wonyen who went missing on July 29, 2019, was discovered dead in a Well two days later after a rigorous search by his parents and other community dwellers. Speaking to Voice of Gompa Wednesday, July 31, 2019, the Father of the boy described as mysterious the death of his son. Mr. Julius Wonyen explained that after spending July 26 with his Family in Ganta, he left for Monrovia the next Day to settle some financial obligations.
“While there I received a call from my Wife that Richmond had gone missing. Because it was too late for me to return to Ganta, I managed to sleep and returned the next day. When I returned to Ganta, I reported the incident to the Women and Children Protection Division of the Liberia National Police (LNP), Ganta Depot. After reporting the case, my Family and other Community Dwellers started searching for the Boy. I was in the process of putting my Son particular together to take it to the radio stations for airing when I received a call that my son’s body has been discovered in a Well.
According to Wonyen there was no foul play. “But what was mysterious to me was People fetched water from the Well from the 29 to the morning hours of the Day the boy was discovered in the Well.
According to him, Police have made no arrest in connection with the Boy’s death.
He revealed that Friends and Family Members have urged him to pursue the case but he decided to let it go, saying God will expose anyone connected to his Son’s death.
Main Pic: Liberian Police Chief Patrick Sudue, who many have said is incompetent for the job he holds